Kansas Department of Agriculture News Releases

  • KDA Supports Senator Roberts’ Voluntary Biotech Labeling Bill

    Feb 22, 2016
    As consumers increasingly seek to understand how and where their food was grown, Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey said draft legislation released by U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) will provide the food industry with the tools to voluntarily provide consumers with additional information about their food.
  • Kansas Department of Agriculture Announces Incubator Kitchen Resource Guide

    Feb 18, 2016
    In an effort to provide support to small food-business start-ups, the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) has developed an Incubator Kitchen Resource Guide to provide critical information about incubator resources throughout the state of Kansas.
  • Olathe to Host Regional Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop

    Feb 18, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a regional workshop in Olathe on Friday, March 11, to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers.
  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Dodge City

    Feb 17, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on March 3, 2016, at the High Plains Journal, 1500 E Wyatt Earp Blvd., Dodge City, Kan., from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, current business development and organizational contacts to assist with start-ups or expansions.
  • KDA Offers Morel Mushroom Certification Workshop

    Feb 10, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, Kaw Valley Mycological Society and the University of Kansas, is offering a workshop to help people earn the necessary certification to sell wild morel mushrooms.
  • Pet Animal Advisory Board to Meet Via Conference Call February 17

    Feb 09, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, via conference call to conduct the regularly scheduled quarterly meeting of the advisory board.
  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Allen County

    Feb 08, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on February 18, 2016 in the assembly room at the Allen County Courthouse, 1 N Washington St., Iola, Kansas from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, and current business development and organizational contacts to assist with startups or expansions.
  • Kansas Board of Vet Examiners to Meet February 2, 2016

    Feb 02, 2016
    The Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The meeting will be held in the basement reception area of The Senate Suites, 900 SW Tyler, Topeka, Kan. The meeting is open to the public.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled for Amendments to Ag Liming Regulations

    Feb 02, 2016
    A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, to consider the adoption of proposed amendments to agricultural liming regulations. The hearing will be held in the first floor meeting room 124 of the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) building, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan, Kan.
  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Republic County

    Feb 01, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on February 11, 2016 at the Belleville City Office, 1819 L St., Belleville, Kansas from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, and current business development and organizational contacts to assist with startups or expansions.